June 9th, 2016

Strike averted at Santa Rosa Memorial, Petaluma Valley hospitals

Caregivers win significant patient care improvements in tentative agreement reached between NUHW members, St. Joseph Health System SONOMA COUNTY — A costly one-day strike set for Thursday, June 9, was averted Wednesday when Santa Rosa Memorial and Petaluma Valley caregivers reached a tentative agreement with St. Joseph Health System on several issues that would significantly […]

May 27th, 2016

800 St. Joseph Sonoma County healthcare workers will strike Thursday, June 9

Caregivers at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and Petaluma Valley Hospital protest understaffing, low wages, drastic cuts to benefits St. Joseph has enjoyed unprecedented profits while racking up deficiencies in patient care SONOMA COUNTY — Caregivers at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and Petaluma Valley Hospital will hold a one-day strike Thursday, June 9, to protest St. […]

April 29th, 2016

Humboldt County St. Joseph workers win 30 percent wage increase over three years

After an eighteen-month struggle, NUHW-represented healthcare workers at St. Joseph Health System’s Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna and St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka won a contract that guarantees them a voice in patient care issues and wage increases totaling nearly thirty percent over three years. Members voted by 98% percent to ratify the contract at […]

April 24th, 2016

Report: How short staffing undermines patient care standards at Sonoma County’s St. Joseph hospitals

Public Health Dept. records show deficiencies increased as St. Joseph cut staffing levels Company posted unprecedented profits while putting patients at risk, cutting benefits for staff A report released April 25, 2016, by caregivers at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and Petaluma Valley Hospital documents the harmful impacts of short-staffing at the two St. Joseph Health System […]